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Catalog Number 1933.041.002
Object Name Postcard
Title Belle Isle Bridge Fire, April 27, 1915
Scope & Content Black and white postcard depicting the Belle Isle Bridge on Fire, with several firefighters aboard a fire tug using hoses to spray the flames. A dock which extends underneath the bridge is also caught in the fire. The center of the bridge has completely burned. Another fire tug is visible across the river battling the fire at the bridge's opposite end. "W.D. Benham Co., Detroit, Mich." printed on verso.
Date 1915
Extent of Description 5.5" x 3.375"
Collection Postcard
Search Terms Belle Isle Bridge
Fire Department
Fire Tugs
Detroit River
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